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Collection Reference Number GLC00639.22
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Circular letter from James Monroe to William Plumer regarding the declaration of war made against Britain
Date 19 June 1812
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Recipient Plumer, William (1759-1850)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Circular letter notifying the governor of New Hampshire of the declaration of war made against Britain, officially beginning the War of 1812. Sent with copies of the act declaring war and a report of the Committee of Foreign Relations (not included). Signed as Secretary of State.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Government and Civics  Global History and Civics  President  
People Monroe, James (1758-1831)  Plumer, William (1759-1850)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859